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Jonathan Rhodes

Lecturer in the School of Psychology, University of Plymouth

Dr Jonathan Rhodes is a Chartered Psychologist (BPS) specialising in resilience and performance enhancement based at the University of Plymouth and is the co-founder of Imagery Coaching ( Jonathan is currently working in professional sport (including with Olympic athletes, football, tennis and basketball), with the British Army, in education, and with large organisations such as KPMG and IBM on their thought leadership programmes.


  • 2013–present
    Associate lecturer, University of Plymouth


  • 2019 
    University of Plymouth, PhD


  • 2020
    Penalty success in professional soccer: a randomised comparison between imagery methodologies, Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity
  • 2020
    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving the Quality of Life in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: A Case Study, Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • 2018
    Enhancing grit through functional imagery training in professional soccer, The Sport Psychologist

Professional Memberships

  • British Psychological Society